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Abortion in Argentina

Abortion in Argentina

The state of the law in Argentina falls within the category of countries where individuals can freely request access to safe abortion up to 14 weeks of gestation (VLP). After this period, the law ...

Abortion in Guatemala

Abortion in Guatemala

Abortion in Guatemala is highly restricted; it's only legal in cases where the pregnant person's life is at risk. A government decision in 2022 increased the penalties for terminating a pregnancy to ...

Abortion in Ecuador

Abortion in Ecuador

Abortion in Ecuador is regulated. In 2021, it decriminalized abortion in all cases of rape, and determined that anyone pregnant as a result of rape has the right to access non-punishable abortion ...

Abortion in Colombia

Abortion in Colombia

Colombia now has some of the most liberal abortion laws in Latin America. In 2008, Colombia induced an estimated 400,400 abortions, of which only 322 were legal procedures or Voluntary Interruptions ...

Abortion in Brazil

Abortion in Brazil

Abortion in Brazil is regulated. There are three legal instances: rape, imminent danger to the pregnant person and a severe birth defect. 1 out of 5 Brazilian women has undergone at least one ...

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